September 13, 2019

Carolina Bible Camp Bluegrass Festival: Bringing Bluegrass to Davie County Schools

Once again, Davie County High School seniors will enjoy a special in-school musical performance, courtesy of their neighbors at Carolina Bible Camp & Retreat Center. All Davie County High School students, faculty and staff, and South Davie Middle School students will receive complimentary wristband bands to attend the 8th annual Carolina Bible Camp Bluegrass Festival on Saturday, September 14, 2019. Gates at the camp facility at 1988 Jericho Church Road in Mocksville open to the public at 10:00 a.m. Music concludes at 5:30 p.m. GRAMMY Award-winning and EMMY-nominated artist Dom Flemons will present a special private seminar and performance at […]
September 4, 2019

Community Leaders, DCCC and Industry Team Up to Ignite Davie!

By Carolyn McManamy and Jeanna Baxter White We all want to live in a vibrant community with abundant job opportunities, excellent schools, high quality of life, and low crime. We want the best for our children – to earn a great education that will launch them into independent adulthood with successful careers and the promise of a bright and prosperous future. Education is one of the most important factors in a community’s economic success. More education means more opportunity for everyone. Yet the soaring cost of college prevents many students from furthering their education. What if we put education at […]
August 28, 2019

Tickets are on sale now for the 2019-2020 Season of Applause by the Davie Arts Council!

Every year the Davie County Arts Council presents a number of outstanding performances through its Season of Applause! concert series. From soul and R&B to piano to the finest celebrity impersonators, you won’t want to miss a single show! The best way to enjoy them all is to purchase a 2019-2020 Season of Applause! season pass. Season pass holders are guaranteed the same seats for all six performances and save money off the individual ticket price. This year’s sensational season includes: Liverpool Legends The Complete Beatles Experience Saturday, September 14, 2019 These four incredibly talented musicians and actors were hand-picked […]
August 25, 2019
Front l-r: Ethan White (Egger), Dayanna Neely (Egger), Brock Penninger (IR), Jaycob Grubb (Egger), Samuel Ramirez (Egger) 2nd Row l-r: Garrett Bottoms (Egger), Dylan Dixon (Egger), Clayton Mills (BMK) Back Row l-r: Izaak Woerz (IR) Charles Olmedo (IR) Jesus Olmedo-Griffin (CPM Wolverine) Chandler Cannoy (IR)

“Congratulations” to the First Class of Davie Students to Complete Training and Join the DDAC Apprenticeship Program

More than a dozen electrical and mechanical trade students committed to four-year manufacturing apprenticeships last week during a signing ceremony at Sapona Ridge Country Club in Lexington, N.C. The event marked the completion of 500 hours of classroom and hands-on training in a pre-apprenticeship program and the beginning of full apprenticeship with one of six local manufacturers. Apprenticeships are coordinated through the Davidson and Davie County Apprenticeship Consortium (DDAC), an alliance of manufacturing companies in Davidson and Davie counties providing classroom education as well as on-the-job training for students. Participating employers include EGGER, Ingersoll Rand, BMK Americas, CPM Wolverine and […]
August 21, 2019

Two Free Concerts Saturday, August 24th – Mocksville & Town of Bermuda Run!

Davie County has two free concerts Saturday night that are sure to thrill music lovers of all ages.  While downtown Mocksville is rocking, Bermuda Run will be dancing to the top tunes of the ’60s, ’70s, and ’80s. Mocksville’s Concerts on the Square Enjoy some classic rock and rhythm & blues as 60 Watt Combo https://www.60wattcombo.com takes center stage this Saturday night, August 24th, from 7- 10 p.m.in the quad near Restaurant 101 in downtown Mocksville. Their performance is part of the free Concerts on the Square series sponsored by the Town of Mocksville. You’ll hear favorites from artists like […]
August 14, 2019

FREE Family Movie Night this Friday in Downtown Mocksville! “Ralph Breaks the Internet”

Bring your family & friends to Downtown Mocksville for a free outdoor showing of Ralph Breaks the Internet on  Friday, August 16th.  The movie will begin at 8:30 p.m. at the Mocksville downtown park on Main Street. Video game bad guy Ralph and fellow misfit Vanellope von Schweetz must risk it all by traveling to the World Wide Web in search of a replacement part to save Vanellope’s video game, “Sugar Rush.” In way over their heads, Ralph and Vanellope rely on the citizens of the internet — the netizens — to help navigate their way, including an entrepreneur named […]
August 5, 2019

Coming Soon, The Park at Lake Louise, Learn More on Tuesday, August 6th

Learn more about the plans for The Park at Lake Louise, during an informational meeting on Tuesday, August 6th at 6:30 pm at 64 Bistro at Colin Creek Golf Club. The public park will be adjacent to and integrated with the Colin Creek Golf Club, formerly Lake Louise and Hickory Hill. The 12-hole golf course and restaurant are already open. After getting feedback on the initial drawings, McAdams (the same company that is working with the county on the park at the old high school site) has refined their proposal to encompass a three-phase project.  Phase 1 includes walking and […]
July 29, 2019

Free Parks and Rec Event – Game Day in the Park – Thursday, August 1st!

Get your game on! Join us at Main Street Park in downtown Mocksville for Games in the Park on Thursday, August 1st, from 10:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. This free fun event is for everyone! Enjoy board games, corn hole, giant Jenga, giant Dominoes, giant Yahtzee, parachutes and scooters, Hula Hoops, and a special show with Captain Jim is Magic! Bring your favorite board game, friends and a sack lunch with a drink. Snacks and cool drinks will be provided. This free community event is being brought to you by the Town of Mocksville and Davie County Parks and Recreation. […]
July 12, 2019

Don’t Miss The Great Bullhole Duck Race of 2019 on Saturday, July 20th!

Duck Race with $400 in Prizes You would have to be crazy to race down a river if you were less than four inches long and weighed only a few ounces or you might find comfort in numbers. Whatever gives them the courage, organizers hope that over a thousand rubber ducks will take a plunge into the South Yadkin near the Cooleemee dam this Saturday, July 20th at 1:00 p.m. sharp. The first numbered duck to reach the finish line downriver will win their “owner” a cash prize of $250. The 2nd place winner will garner its ticket-buyer $100 and the […]